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January - February 2009 Mountain State Sierran

Energy issues and a thriving outings program highlight the first issue of your Mountain State Sierran for 2009!

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PATH holds open houses; Citizens Against PATH Protest

by Paul Wilson
Allegheny Power holds open houses on PATH electrical transmission line; local citizens wonder why we need it?

PATH is Not in the Public's Best Interest

Future plans for opposing the PATH powerline which -needless to say!- is a very BAD idea!

2009 Legislative Priorities in West Virginia

by Jim Kotcon, Energy Committee Chair
Energy Issues top the legislative priorities of the Chapter and the WV Environmental Council

What Joe Knows

by Jim Sconyers, Chapter Chair

The Sierra Club’s Climate Recovery Agenda

by Carl Pope, Sierra Club Executive Director
The majority of voters want change, so here is the Club's agenda on some change in addressing the Climate Change issue

Dolly Sods Trek and Adventure

by Ann Devine-King, Outings Leader
A beautiful, fall day loop-hike in the Dolly Sods Wilderness: life don't get much better!

Sierra Club and Local Communities Win Victory in Fight to Stop Destructive Mountaintop Removal Mining

Federal judge again rules that government used flawed assessment, halts mining

Wild Monongahela Act to be taken up in 2009

by West Virginia Wilderness Campaign


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